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Finance Assistant (Bank Reconciliation)

Apply Location Crewe Requisition Number R-89803

Finance Assistant, Control (6 month fixed term/secondment)

Remote Working Opportunities Available

About Assurant:

One of the biggest businesses you’ve probably never heard of has some very big opportunities for people with big ambition. We are Assurant. A creative Fortune 500 company with 15,000 colleagues around the world, who protect what matters most to over 300 million customers. And whether it’s automotive support, mobile phone and gadget protection or house and business rental insurance, we are always ready to support our customers and clients.

At Assurant, diversity helps us inspire creativity in the global marketplace, and we are believers in the strategic value of inclusion and how it improves performance, creates growth opportunities, better aligns us to our clients, and enhances employee engagement. 

A diverse and inclusive Assurant helps us better understand and connect with our employees, clients and customers. To achieve this, we believe we must reflect the diversity of the customers we serve

The opportunity:

Our continued year on year growth means opportunity for everyone. We need a range of professionals who can harness the power of technology to develop the insights, the products and the strategies to excite our customers, bring our people together and take our business forward. Every role will help us meet our growth targets and continue to expand our customers.

We are recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join our Finance team. Reporting to the Senior Technical Accountant, you will manage the reconciliation of banking transactions to the General Ledger cashbooks and the production of all journals and documentation to support the process. You will also support the completion of other balance sheet reconciliations and activities.

Other responsibilities include;

  • Perform bank reconciliations and follow up on reconciling items within agreed timescales
  • Ensure reconciliations are performed as efficiently as possible, using automated reconciliation software
  • Daily controls for all transactions into the cashbook electronically and manually, ensuring accurate completion at scheme level
  • Maintain all P&L and Balance sheet cashbook journals daily and within agreed timescales
  • Ensure all bank reconciliations are supported with the relevant documentation and are authorised before filing

You will have the following skills;

  • Bank Reconciliation experience
  • Knowledge of Internet banking systems
  • Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets), Word and Outlook
  • Credible with finance managers

The call to action:

At Assurant, we’re very big on supporting you to be the best you can be.

We offer a great range of benefits which our employees value and help make Assurant the best place to learn and work. Our benefits reflect our commitment to attract, engage and retain the most talented people and offer a diverse selection of benefits to suit you whilst working at Assurant. And from flexible working to BOOST (our internal wellbeing programme) from training and development to a range of rewards, what matters to you, matters to us. If you’d like to talk about big opportunities with the biggest business you’ve probably never heard of - apply today!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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